Nomadism in Iran: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

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The classic images of Iranian nomads in circulation today and in years past suggest that Western awareness of nomadism is a phenomenon of considerable antiquity. Though nomadism has certainly been a key feature of Iranian history, it has not been in the way most modern archaeologists have envisaged it. Nomadism in Iran recasts our understanding of this "timeless" tradition. Far from constituting a natural adaptation on the Iranian Plateau, nomadism is a comparatively late introduction, which can only be understood within ...

Nomadism in Iran: From Antiquity to the Modern Era 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190600594

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Nomadism in Iran: From Antiquity to the Modern Era 2014, OUP Us

ISBN-13: 9780199330799

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